BP Oil Spill: Congressman Says 'Environmental Catastrophe' Worse Than Previously Thought

Real-time video of oil leaking from beneath the damaged Deepwater Horizon rig 5,000 miles under the Gulf of Mexico reveals a disaster many times greater than BP has led the American public to believe, Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., said today. Calling the leak, the "greatest environmental catastrophe in the history of the U.S.," Markey said the video allowed independent researchers to assess the true nature of the devastation. Many of those researchers today estimated that the real amount of...Full Story
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